CEI launches Sea Farm Loans for Maine Aquaculturists

BRUNSWICK, MAINE – June 4, 2019 – Coastal Enterprises (CEI) has created a new loan product to help finance  shellfish and sea vegetable growers who, for a variety of reasons, may not be able to access loans from traditional lending sources.

Bipartisan Bill Would Accelerate Investment in Solar Energy Across Maine

Augusta, Maine – For the last five years Maine has ranked last in New England for solar energy generation and number of solar jobs per capita. A new bipartisan bill that received a public hearing today aims to reverse that trend by accelerating the development of more than 400 megawatts of solar power to serve residents, businesses, and towns across the state.

Earning Top Honors: SBA Awards Four CEI Clients as Entrepreneurial Leaders

Of the eleven winners of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2019 Maine Small Business Awards, four worked with CEI to plan and finance their growing enterprises. They are Ahmed Abbas of Ameera Bread in Portland, Rebecca and Troy Delano of Alfred’s Upholstery & Co. in Alfred, Kathleen O’Heron of Jynx Productions in Yarmouth and Amber Elliott of Alternative Wellness Services in Biddeford.